Hand Over Heart April 2018

The theme for our Spring 2018 recital is Hand Over Heart in which we played music that moves us, touches us, brings us into our heart.

Nine students with three accompanists and our youngest guest artist ever performed music of Schumann, Schubert, Brahms, Heiden, John Williams, John Lennon and others.


  • Over The Waves by Rosas
    Zea Althoff, Mary Ellen Grace  tenor saxophones
  • Scenes from Childhood  by Schumann
    Daniel Boime, alto saxophone; Judy Rose, piano
  • Theme from Symphony No. 1 by Brahms
    Dooley Kim, clarinet; Judy Rose, piano
  • Moonlight Serenade by Glenn Miller
    Deborah Hoff, Jackson Weinberg, Mary Ellen Grace, clarinets
  • Cantina Band Theme by John Williams
    Caiden Searcy, alto saxophone
  • Olga Valse by Pierre Max Dubois
    Alan Patterson, alto saxophone, Judy Rose, piano
  • Twilight Shadows by Ben Vereecken
    Omar Vargas, Mary Ellen Grace  tenor saxophones
  • Ave Maria by Franz Schubert
    Jackson Weinberg, clarinet
  • Stranger on the Shore by Acker Bilk
    Deborah Hoff, clarinet and Cynthia Hoff, guitar
  • Diversion by Bernard Heiden
    Ally Shuell, alto saxophone and Mary Ellen Grace, clarinet & tenor saxophone
  • Imagine by John Lennon
    Will Jacob-Kurilo, piano and Mary Ellen Grace, tenor saxophone

Please view video of the show. Eleven videos comprise the playlist of Hand Over Heart recital.

These two students made their debut performance with Grace Notes Music Studio tonight. Zea A played a duet arrangement of Over The Waves by José Rosas and Daniel B played four short movements from Scenes from Childhood by Robert Schumann.